1st Annual Race to Fight the War Within

Getting up early on the weekend can be tough. Convincing a group of volunteers to do it also? Even tougher. Thankfully, we have an incredible group, and I didn’t have to beg TOO hard (free coffee didn’t hurt either….) The first volunteers began arriving at 6:00 AM on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, in preparation forContinue reading “1st Annual Race to Fight the War Within”

New Year, Same Mission: To Save Lives

While 2021 was certainly not your average year for the world (then again, we started in 2020, so our organization has never experienced a true “normal” year) – we were still fortunate enough to partner with so many individuals and organizations who share our common mission – to end suicide.  A Look Back at 2021 WeContinue reading “New Year, Same Mission: To Save Lives”

2nd Annual Thanksgiving Photo Gallery

Thank you all for coming out to our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner! We are so proud to continue to sponsor these amazing holiday dinners for our community. These dinners are 100% paid for by Fight The War Within and are at no cost to ANYONE who wants to join us! Thank you to The DiveContinue reading “2nd Annual Thanksgiving Photo Gallery”

Hello From the Other Side

By Kristy Crill “Would you know my name, if I saw you in Heaven? Would it be the same, if I saw you in Heaven? I must be strong and carry on, cause I know I don’t belong, here in Heaven…..” Eric Clapton, “Tears in Heaven” It was a sunny Thursday afternoon when my planContinue reading “Hello From the Other Side”

How to Reclaim Your Self-Care to Love Yourself Better

By: Victoria Baylor, Mindset & Clarity Coach, TEDx Speaker Why do you think women struggle so much with the notion of self-care? Why do women struggle with taking time for themselves, honoring and fulfilling their own desires? Research has shown that self-care promotes positive health outcomes, such as fostering resilience, living longer, and becoming better equipped toContinue reading “How to Reclaim Your Self-Care to Love Yourself Better”

1st Annual Warriors Ball

For our one year anniversary of incorporation, we knew that we wanted to do something BIG, some way of saying “thank you” to all of those who have shown their support over the last 12 months, and to show our enthusiasm for the many years to come. After much back and forth, we finally settledContinue reading “1st Annual Warriors Ball”

In Remembrance

This speech was given by FTWWF founder and President Miranda Briggs, at the Man22 Suicide Awareness Run in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. Spoken straight from the heart, her words echo the same sentiments that many of us feel during this time of year as we remember those who gave it all. InContinue reading “In Remembrance”

Running to Remember

My name is Michael Nease. I have never been a runner (until the last few years) and I have never served in the military. Despite my lack of military service, I have always had a deep respect and connection for the armed forces. I was born and raised in Savannah, GA, which has a militaryContinue reading “Running to Remember”

A Service to Survivors

By Jacqueline Glenn Sometimes a shiny pink bag makes all the difference. “Wow! What pretty bags these ladies will get to carry around,” a worker for True North of Columbia exclaimed when I dropped off these care packages. Containing personal care items such as shampoo, dish soap, washcloths, and more, these bags will reach domesticContinue reading “A Service to Survivors”

There’s Two Sides to Every (Walking) Story…

My name is Steve Meyers and I am walking over 3,300 miles to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress. When I began my journey of crossing the USA on foot a little over 1,700 miles ago, I had no idea how the journey would change me. Initially I thought I would tell people my story. TheContinue reading “There’s Two Sides to Every (Walking) Story…”